In November…We Remember

In November…We Remember



The Irish Kidney Association’s Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving.

People from all walks of life and beliefs, united in their wish to honour organ donors, are encouraged to come together for the Irish Kidney Association’s 35th Annual Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving. The Irish Kidney Association promises a truly special and poignant Service for people of all beliefs which is laced with beautiful music and symbolic processions, readings and messages from the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Michael Jackson, Archbishop of Dublin and Bishop of Glendalough.  The Annual Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving will be broadcast on RTÉ on Sunday, 15th November 2020 at 11am.


The Margaret Aylward Centre

On Thursday, November  12th Marie Dunne  CHF, composer and choir director will lead us  in prayer and reflection as we remember all who have left us. ‘In Loving Memory’ is the first of three evenings, and we invited people to join us from across the island for a gentle, reflective moment. Please email for a link to this free event.



Lough Derg November Memorial Service

Lough Derg November Memorial Service for deceased pilgrims and benefactors will take place live via webcam from St. Mary’s Church, Pettigo, Sunday 22nd November at 7.00pm at To enrol a departed loved one,  please contact us by email: or Tel: 0(0353) 71 9861518.



Bereaved Children’s Awareness Week 23rd – 27th November

Every November, the Irish Childhood Bereavement Network organises a series of events across Ireland to highlight bereaved children’s needs and provide a voice for them to be heard. The main reason we need to have a week like this is to help raise awareness of the fact that children express grief differently, they feel the impact but may not have words to express it so it often shows in their behaviour. For more information,